From walks to talks to Open House, there's plenty happening at BHS in the second half of 2022!
July 13 – Pub to Pub heritage walk
Join us for a historical walking tour of Brighton and delve into the local stories hiding just beneath the surface. We'll take you from the former Khyats Hotel in Wilson Street to the Marine Hotel in New Street, exploring the role early hotels played in the growth of the township and discovering significant places along the way. Come and discover a new way of looking at familiar landmarks!
We will be meeting in front of the former Brighton Town Hall on the corner of Wilson and Carpenter Streets and will finish at the Marine on New Street, where you may wish to stop in for coffee or lunch and view the historical photos on display in the hotel.
When: Wednesday 13 July, 11am-12pm
Where: Meet outside the Brighton Town Hall, corner Wilson and Carpenter Streets
July 30-31 – Open House Melbourne
We're throwing open our doors again for Open House Melbourne! Drop into our rooms in the old Brighton Town Hall, where we'll have artefacts, costume and early subdivision maps and plans on display. Our friendly volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions you might have. While you're there, you may also wish to explore the Bayside Gallery and the Bayside Council Chambers, which are also participating in Open House.
When: Saturday 30 July and Sunday 31 July, 1pm-4:30pm
Where: BHS rooms - Brighton Town Hall, above the Bayside Gallery
October 19 – Historic Houses of Church Street heritage walk
In this historical walking tour, we'll explore some of the significant early homes of Church Street Hill, many dating back to the 1890s. Dive back into the early days of Brighton's settlement, discovering the stories of pioneers and the wealthy elite.
When: Wednesday 19 October, 11am-12pm (during Seniors Month)
Where: Meet outside Middle Brighton Station
Bookings are essential. To register, please contact us by email or phone (9553 8650).